KwaZulu-Natal police have found a link between a gang that has been terrorising communities in Pietermaritzburg and politicians in the province. Last week, seven people, including two women, were killed during a shootout with police at a house in the suburb of Scottsville. It is believed that they were members[…]
Police are monitoring the situation at Richards Bay Minerals on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast. This after several heavy-duty graders and cranes were set alight by unknown suspects on Friday. In May, RBM’s general manager for operational services, Nico Swart, was shot and killed on his way to work. Department of[…]
A suspect linked to the killing of a Cape Town police officer at Delft on Friday has been handed over to the authorities. The Hawks say 40-year-old Constable, Khangelani Mangqabini, from the Mowbray police station was off-duty when he was shot in Delft during a dispute. Zinzi Hani is the[…]
Police are probing the contents of a video circulating on social media showing two men being assaulted in the presence of officers in Delft on the Cape Flats. One of the men died while the other sustained serious injuries. The video shows two naked men being assaulted by community members[…]
The National Prosecuting Authority says there was a woman in the van with the two policemen who were killed near Kraaifontein in Cape Town last weekend. Spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila says she was shot in the head and is being treated in hospital. 45-year-old Sergeant Mnakwazo Mdoko and 28-year-old Constable Mninawa[…]
The backlog in DNA samples at the National Forensic Science Laboratories (NFSL) now stands at 117,736, prompting a call for police to consider partnerships with private laboratories in SA. DA MP Andrew Whitfield said on Sunday that the party had written to national police commissioner Gen Kehla Sitole to request[…]
Investigations by IPID (independent Police Investigative Directorate) has led to the arrest of five police officers at Vredenburg on the Cape West Coast on murder charges. The officers allegedly assaulted, Jason Heyns, last month during an arrest. IPID spokesperson, Ndelika Cola, says the officer took Heyns to the Vredenburg Hospital[…]
South Africa Women Fight Back has roped in police stations in key cities in South Africa, during the launch of its campaign in commemoration of the global 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence (GBV) which runs from 25 November to 10 December. Founder Bronwyn Litkey spoke to VOC’s Breakfast[…]
Bangladeshi police has launched an all-female unit to tackle a rise in online abuse and harassment targeting women, the country’s police chief said, as authorities seek to address growing public concern about gender-based violence. Police hope the unit will encourage more women to come forward to report digital abuse, including[…]
Cyclists from the Cape Town Giants Cycling Club are devastated after one of their members died when he was knocked by a drunken driver on the West Coast road this morning. Nathier Roberts, 38 years old, passed away on the scene, while another cyclist was injured with minor fractures and[…]
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